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ODI World Cup 2023 Match Prediction: India vs Sri Lanka 2 November: Who Will Win?

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India will take on Sri Lanka in a World Cup match in Mumbai on 2 November. Having beaten the likes of Australia and New Zealand, India will not be unduly worried. Prior to the World Cup, India thrashed Sri Lanka in the Asia Cup final. Sri Lanka would be motivated by the need for revenge. If Sri Lanka can convert that sentiment into performance on the field of play, the match could prove very interesting.

Match:Match 33, ODI World Cup 2023
Date:2 November 2023 (14:00 IST)
Venue:Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai
Where to watch:Star Sports

Weather and Pitch Report

On 2 November, Mumbai will have sunny weather with low humidity. The temperature will vary between 34 degrees Celsius in the daytime and 24 degrees at night.

The wicket at Mumbai’s Wankhede stadium is batting friendly. The wicket gets slower as the match wears. So, the toss winning captain may choose to bat first.

India vs Sri Lanka Predictions

India vs Sri Lanka Today Prediction: India to Win

India have gone from strength to strength. They appear unbeatable. The main worry for the Indian team management would be to avoid peaking too early before the knockouts. To that end, India might want to rest some of their key players.

With only four players on the bench, India have few options. They could be tempted to play Suryakumar Yadav and Ashwin in place of Ishan Kishan and M Shami. India would want to stay focused and not give in to complacency. Rohit Sharma would be keen to carry his team to the semi-finals without losing a single match.

After a brilliant performance against England, Sri Lanka would want to believe that they can upset the tournament favourites. Sri Lanka’s batting has promised much without reaching its potential. SL are over-reliant on a few batters such as Mendis, Asalanka, and Samarawickrama. They would want the other batters to justify their places in the squad. The inclusion of the experienced Mathews proved a positive step versus England. Mathews’ performance could be key to Sri Lanka’s fortunes against India.

Among the bowlers, Kumara and Rajitha discovered form against England. Mathews chipped in with a few useful wickets. Madhushanka has bowled consistently well throughout the competition. Among the spinners, Theekshana has done relatively well, while De Silva and Wellalage have disappointed. On the whole, Sri Lanka have given away too many runs in most matches.

The palpable gap in quality between the teams gives India the edge in the upcoming match on 2 November.

Today Match Toss Prediction Astrology

I favour Sri Lanka in my best toss prediction. In my today World Cup toss prediction, I expect the stand-in SL skipper Mendis to win the battle of the coin.

Cricket World Cup Match Prediction 2023 Today Match Astrology

My today cricket world cup match prediction points towards India. My match prediction 100 sure astrology foresees an India victory over Sri Lanka on 2 November.

India vs Sri Lanka Win Probability

India are likely to gain from a win probability of 81%.

Probable XIs Playing

I believe that the probable playing XIs on 2 November will comprise the following players:


Gill, Sharma, Kohli, Rahul, Suryakumar Yadav, Pandya, Jadeja, Kuldeep Yadav, Bumrah, Siraj, Ashwin

Sri Lanka

Nissanka, Perera, Mendis, Samarawickrama, Asalanka, Mathews, Theekshana, De Silva, Madushanka, Kumara, Rajitha

Today Cricket World Cup Match Dream 11 Team

I will also name my today ICC cricket world cup match prediction dream 11. My ICC World Cup dream 11 prediction is as under:

Gill, Mendis, Samarawickrama, Rahul, Kohli, Jadeja, Hardik, Kuldeep, Bumrah, Madhushanka, Theekshana.

India vs Sri Lanka ODI World Cup Match Odds

At the time of writing, bookmakers’ odds for the Ind vs SL World Cup match are 1.18 for India and 4.90 for Sri Lanka.

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Probable Best Batter

India skipper Rohit Sharma will be the highest scorer of his team’s match against Sri Lanka.

Probable Best Bowler

Indian paceman Jasprit Bumrah will be the most successful bower of the contest.

Our Match Betting Tip Today

India to win…

My readers should weigh the points analysed here before finalising any independent wagering decisions.